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Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/30/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/29/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/28/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/27/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/26/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/25/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/24/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/23/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/22/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/21/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/20/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/19/2016 Normal
Houston / Galveston / Freeport Weather Alert11/18/2016 Normal
VTS Channel Obstruction Approval 11/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/18/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/17/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/16/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/15/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/14/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/13/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/12/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/11/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/10/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/09/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/08/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/07/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/06/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/05/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/04/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/03/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/02/2016 Normal
Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update 11/01/2016 Normal

 Daily Port Update

Subject:Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update
Date:Monday, November 20, 2017
Priority:Normal
Notice:

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">November 20, 2017            Monday

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston, Galveston, Texas City, & Freeport, TX - Daily Port Update  

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<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Hurricane Season //  June 1 through November 30 // Be Prepared

<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">NOAA Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov 

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston //  Open to all vessel traffic

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The Houston Ship Channel is open 24/7 with draft and other restrictions;

-Entrance Channel to ExxonMobil Baytown - maximum 45'

-ExxonMobil Baytown to Shell - maximum 41'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Shell to Houston Cement West - maximum 40'

-Houston Cement West to City Dock # 16 - maximum 36'

<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">                -Turning Basin – Maximum 29’

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Effective October 24th, 2017

The dredging of the Houston Ship Channel between beacons 66 and 72 has been completed.  The 42’ restriction to Exxon has been lifted. The HSC is good for vessels with a draft fresh water of 45’ up to Exxon.  The HSC from Exxon to Shell still has a 41’ draft restriction.  The contract for this portion of the channel has been let and work should begin in the next few days.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Barbours Cut channel has a 44’ restriction and the Bayport channel has a restriction of 42’ and greater is daylight restricted, two tractors Pilot’s discretion.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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THERE IS STILL A 41’ RESTRICTION BETWEEN EXXON AND SHELL.<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Sincerely,<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Captain Robert Shearon<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Presiding Officer<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

Houston Pilots<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">

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Galveston / Texas City // Open to all vessel traffic<span-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">               

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Freeport // Open to all vessel traffic

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monday

Mostly Cloudy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   49° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity   74%

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   41° F

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Wind Chill 46<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently    58° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High           67° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    65%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.21 in / 1022.9 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   46° F

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind  NE 12 mph

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Monday

Fair

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Currently   49° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">High          68° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Humidity    74%

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Barometer 30.20 in / 1022.6 mb

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dewpoint   41° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Visibility     10 miles

Wind Chill   46<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">° F

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wind N 6 mph

Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Partly sunny, with a high near 69. East wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. 

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 10 to 15 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 45.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 67. East wind 5 to 10 mph. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. 

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with an east wind 10 to 20 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

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Today: <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black;background:white">Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. <span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:black">

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southeast wind around 5 mph. 

Tuesday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. 

Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 47.

Thanksgiving Day: Sunny, with a high near 67.

Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA Houston/Galveston Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">NOAA USGULF Offshore Waters Weather

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">KHOU WEATHER

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">MARSEC LEVEL 1

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Maximum Deep Drafts - Houston / Galveston Bay

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">PORTS NOAA/NOS Water Levels (above MLLW) @ 0736 hrs

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.6 ft Falling = 46’06”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.8 ft Falling = 46’08”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.2 ft Falling = 46’02”

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pier 21

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">1.4 ft Falling = 46’04”

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Winds – Houston / Galveston Bay PORTS, NOAA/NOS @ 0736 hrs 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Morgan’s Point

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">10 knots from ENE, gusts to 12 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Eagle Point

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">14 knots from E, gusts to 17 knots

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Galveston Bay Entrance

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Please visit our WEB Site<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> www.moranshipping.com<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> for port tide tables

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<span-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;color:#1F497D">NOAA Weather Galveston Bay & Matagorda Bay

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">FZUS54 KHGX 200938

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal Waters Forecast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">National Weather Service Houston/Galveston TX

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">338 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Upper Texas coastal waters from High Island to the Matagorda Ship

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Channel out 60 nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Seas are provided as a range of the average height of the highest

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">1/3 of the waves...along with the occasional height of the average

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">highest 10 percent of the waves.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ300-202215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Synopsis for High Island to the Matagorda Ship Channel out 60

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">nautical miles including Galveston and Matagorda Bays

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">338 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.SYNOPSIS FOR HIGH ISLAND TO MATAGORDA SHIP CHANNEL OUT 60 NM...

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Northeast to east winds today will gradually become south to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">southeast by Tuesday before the next cold front pushes off the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">coast Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. Scattered showers

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">and thunderstorms will be possible across the coastal waters ahead

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of the front. Behind the front, caution flags will likely be

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">needed for strengthening north winds and building seas. Conditions

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">are expected to improve by Thursday with light onshore flow

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ330-335-202215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Matagorda Bay-Galveston Bay-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">338 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...East winds around 10 knots becoming southeast in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Bay waters smooth to slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth. A slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers in the morning. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 5 to 10 knots becoming northeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 to 15 knots after midnight. Bay waters smooth becoming

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy after midnight. A chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the evening, then a slight chance of showers

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">after midnight.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots in the afternoon. Bay waters choppy becoming slightly

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">choppy in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Bay waters

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slightly choppy.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...Northeast winds around 5 knots becoming southeast in

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">the afternoon. Bay waters smooth.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Bay waters smooth.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ350-355-202215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Coastal waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel out

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 NM-Coastal waters from High Island to Freeport out 20 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">338 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 feet. A slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of showers in the morning, then a chance of showers and

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">thunderstorms in the evening. A chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 15 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds around 5 knots becoming south in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 0 to 1 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">GMZ370-375-202215-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">Waters from Freeport to the Matagorda Ship Channel from 20 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">60 NM-Waters from High Island to Freeport from 20 to 60 NM-

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">338 AM CST Mon Nov 20 2017

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TODAY...East winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A slight

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">chance of rain.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TONIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">slight chance of showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 2 to 3 feet. A chance

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">of showers. A chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.TUESDAY NIGHT...East winds 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">15 to 20 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 feet. A chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers and thunderstorms.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 20 to 25 knots becoming north 15 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">20 knots in the afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 feet. A slight chance of

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">showers.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...North winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 4 to 6 feet

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">with occasional seas up to 7 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY...North winds 10 to 15 knots. Seas 2 to 4 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 15 knots decreasing to 5 to

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">10 knots after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 feet.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY...North winds 5 to 10 knots becoming south in the

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">afternoon. Seas 1 foot.

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Courier New";color:black">.FRIDAY NIGHT...South winds 5 to 10 knots. Seas 1 to 2 feet.

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Port of Houston Authority

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ACOE Project Depth for Houston Ship Channel

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">45 feet/13.72 meters up to Shell / Enterprise

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters up to S.P. Slip

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">36 feet/10.97 meters to the Turning Basin

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Barbour’s Cut Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">40 feet/12.19 meters Bayport Channel

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Please note the above information is based on the Corp of Engineers – Project draft for the Houston Ship Channel, if you have a question regarding deep draft in Houston Ship Channel or alongside a berth, please contact our operations department

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines 

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fred Hartman

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Jesse Jones

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Power Lines

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sidney Sherman

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Morgan’s Point)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (below Fred Hartman Bridge – Baytown)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Baytown/LaPorte Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Battleship Texas)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">175' (Beltway 8 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">197’ (Power Plant)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">135' (Loop 610 Bridge)

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Air drafts clearances are based on MHW // Vessels should allow an additional 10 feet clearance for the Power Lines

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Texas City

http://www.tctrr.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Texas City Ship Channel is approximately 11 miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The ACOE project draft for the TXCSC is 45’00 FW at MLT from the GB BUOY to Valero Dock # 42, the channel above project draft is 40’00 FW at MLT.  The length on the final approach from the Houston, Galveston, Texas City tri-channel split is approximately 6 miles, the width is approximately a 400 ft bottom, the Turning Basin is approximately 4,200 ft long and 1,200 ft wide with a maximum deep draft of 45 ft FW at MLT, and is navigable day or night with no air draft restrictions.  Only TX City Docks with 45’00” maximum deep draft at MLT are TC # 11, 12, 41, & 42

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Galveston

http://www.portofgalveston.com/<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The Galveston Ship Channel is approximately    miles from GB Buoy

<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">The ACOE project draft for the GSC is 45’00” FW.  The narrowest point is approximately 1,200 ft wide with no air draft restrictions.  At the POGA berths the maximum deep draft varies from 32’00” to 40’00” at MLT,

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<span-size:10.0pt;line-height:105%;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Port of Freeport is located three miles from deep water, the channel is 400 ft wide and ACOE project maximum deep draft at MLW is 45’00”.

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Army Corp of Engineers

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Houston Pilots Association

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">Galveston Texas City Pilots

http://galvestonpilots.com/galtexnew/<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;color:#051423">

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<span-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Brazos Harbor Pilots

www.brazospilots.com

 

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For quality assurance purposes please note well that while the above information is regularly vetted for accuracy it is not intended to replace the local knowledge or expertise pertaining to port conditions of our marine operations personnel. Port précis should always be verified by contacting the corresponding marine department of a particular location for the most up-to-date information.